8th–10th century A.D.
Overall: 24 x 44 cm (9 7/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
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Warp and weft of wool; design consists of single lozenges alternating with groups of smaller ones; a bird is inside one of the lozenges; bordered with several narrow geometric motifs; woven with red, light and dark blue, green and yellow wool. Very worn; many holes. Found in Upper Egypt.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection